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Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments in 2016 to fall 2.5% on year
Jim Hsiao, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Tuesday 19 January 2016]

There were 157.4 million notebooks shipped globally in 2015, decreasing 9% on year, and the shipments will further slip 2.5% to 153.5 million units in 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

Among vendors, Lenovo will take up 22.5% of shipments in 2016, followed by Hewlett-Packard with 21.4%, Dell 13.8%, Apple 11.9%, Asustek Computer 10.2%, Acer 8.9%, Samsung Electronics 2.8%, Toshiba 1.7% and Fujitsu 1.1%, Digitimes Research indicated.

Taiwan-based ODMs will ship 125.23 million notebooks in total in 2016, accounting for 81.6% of global shipments. Quanta Computer will be the largest Taiwan-based ODM accounting for 31.3% of Taiwan's ODM shipments, followed by Compal Electronics with 29.5%, Wistron 14.7%, Inventec 7.5%, Pegatron Technology 7.2% and Foxconn Electronics 3.6%.

This article is an excerpt from a Digitimes Research Special Report (Global notebook shipment forecast, 2016 and beyond). Visit our latest Special reports.

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